Registering Your Script & Copyright Protection
What Is Copyright?
Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States
(title 17, U. S. Code) to the authors of “original works of authorship,” including
literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. This
protection is available to both published and unpublished works.
To receive the complete pdf download of the Copyright Basics information, courtesy of the U.S. Copyright Office, please press on this link: http://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ01.pdf
To find out more information on the U.S. Copyright Office, please click here.
Writer’s Guild of America (East and West)
|Writers Guild of America, East|
|250 Hudson StreetNew York, New York 10013|
|Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.|
|Telephone 212-767-7800Fax 212-582-1909|
|Map to the Writers Guild East|
|Writers Guild of America, West|
|7000 West Third StreetLos Angeles, CA 90048|
|Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.|
|Telephone (323) 951-4000, (800) 548-4532Fax (323) 782-4800|
|Map to the Writers Guild West|